March 20, 2015

SUGE KNIGHT-BAIL HEARING

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge (SHUG) Knight is due at a bail hearing today in Los Angeles. But prosecutors are giving the judge an earful about […]
March 20, 2015

SALES OF “BLURRED LINES” MAY TEMPORARILY BE HALTED

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you don’t already have a copy of the song “Blurred Lines,” soon you might not be able to buy it. Marvin […]
March 20, 2015

PHARRELL WILLIAMS GETS HAPPY TODAY AND SO SHOULD YOU

NEW YORK (AP) — Today is the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness, and the man right in the middle of it all is “Happy” singer […]
March 20, 2015

R&B singer The Weeknd, in sultry mood, performs at YouTube concert during South by Southwest

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ The Weeknd was in a sultry mood at the South by Southwest festival. The R&B singer performed […]
March 20, 2015

IGGY AZALEA HAS TIME SHE DIDN’T KNOW SHE HAD

AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) — The gift of time fell into Iggy Azalea’s lap. Azalea postponed her tour to the fall for production reasons. She says she […]
March 20, 2015

RUSSELL SIMMONS PLANS HIP-HOP MUSICAL

NEW YORK (AP) — Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons is looking to conquer a new frontier: Broadway. Simmons is producing a stage musical celebrating hip-hop […]
March 19, 2015

Mekhi Phifer finds more to explore in ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’

By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ As they say in show business, there are no small parts. It’s an adage especially apropos for the […]
March 19, 2015

MARVIN GAYE’S FAMILY ATTEMPTS TO STOP ‘BLURRED LINES’

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Marvin Gaye’s family wants to put the brakes on “Blurred Lines.” Gaye’s children filed a motion in court this week to prevent […]
March 19, 2015

METHOD MAN GIVES FINANCIAL ADVICE

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Method Man‘s advice for young rappers: you only need one car. He says if you want a better one, trade that one […]
March 19, 2015

Pharrell Williams of high hats and cool shoes picked as 2015 fashion icon of the year

NEW YORK _ Pharrell Williams, fond of high hats and fabulous shoes, will be honoured as a fashion icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of […]
March 19, 2015

Music review: Gospel quartets The Fairfield Four and McCrary Sisters are inextricably linked

By Michael McCall THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Fairfield Four, “Still Rockin’ My Soul” (Fairfield Four Records) McCrary Sisters, “Let’s Go” (MCC Records) The Fairfield Four and […]
March 19, 2015

Mary J. Blige, dancing like a pro, shines at unofficial South by Southwest event

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ Mary J. Blige performed for a feverish crowd Tuesday night at the Samsung Supper Club in an […]
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